Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the Third Degree (NY PL 221.20) is the first of the Criminal Possession of Marijuana charges to rise to the felony level in Buffalo.
If you were caught in possession of an amount of marijuana weighing between 8 ounces and 16 ounces (one pound), then you will be prosecuted under NY PL 221.20, which can carry a sentence of up to 18 months in state prison, and carry a $5,000 fine.
If you’re convicted of a drug felony in Buffalo, trust that the conviction will follow you for the rest of your life.
Employers, landlords, professional organizations, colleges, and government agencies will all view a felony record as potentially disqualifying, and the impact on your earnings and career choices will be far-reaching.
The attorneys at Friedman & Ranzenhofer fight to protect our clients from the harshest criminal possession of marijuana (marihuana) (NY PL 221.20) in the third degree penalties, and keep their future open to all possibilities.
Call us today at 716-542-5444 for a legal consultation with an experienced Buffalo criminal defense attorney.